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Table 4 Distribution of criterion measures based on VO2max and ActiReg by IPAQ (short version, last 7 days) questionnaire responses

From: Reliability and validity of the international physical activity questionnaire in the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT) population of men

Mean (SD) for Each Factor
Measures VO2max METs 1–32) METs 3–62) METs 6+2)
Vigorous activity hours/week1)
1 43.2 (4.5) 20.96 (1.50) 2.67 (1.41) 0.24 (0.28)
2-3 49.2 (6.1) 20.92 (1.23) 2.65 (1.09) 0.35 (0.27)
4-6 49.2 (5.5) 21.21 (1.00) 2.51 (1.05) 0.27 (0.19)
6+ 48.4 (6.9) 20.73 (1.33) 3.02 (1.27) 0.26 (0.29)
Moderate activity hours/week1)
1 44.7 (5.9) 21.08 (1.52) 2.57 (1.46) 0.26 (0.29)
2-3 48.3 (5.6) 21.25 (1.00) 2.40 (0.88) 0.27 (0.21)
4-6 47.7 (6.7) 21.09 (1.45) 2.69 (1.43) 0.21 (0.11)
6+ 45.5 (5.8) 20.28 (1.07) 3.43 (0.98) 0.29 (0.26)
Walking days least 10 min. hours/week1)
1 45.2 (6.4) 21.29 (1.32) 2.40 (1.22) 0.21 (0.18)
2-3 45.2 (7.0) 21.25 (1.23) 2.50 (1.20) 0.25 (0.19)
4-6 48.4 (6.9) 20.59 (1.31) 2.87 (1.14) 0.55 (0.38)
6+ 47.6 (5.4) 20.25 (1.31) 3.48 (1.39) 0.28 (0.17)
Sitting hours/week1)
3 45.7 (5.8) 20.38 (1.31) 3.22 (1.27) 0.23 (0.22)
4–6 46.1 (6.3) 20.80 (1.38) 2.88 (1.32) 0.27 (0.23)
7–12 47.2 (5.8) 21.59 (1.10) 2.07 (0.96) 0.27 (0.24)
13+ 43.6 (8.0) 22.44 (0.46) 1.36 (0.22) 0.20 (0.27)
  1. 1) see http://www.ipaq.ki.se for full text
  2. 2) METs = average hours per day.